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How does customized executable generation work?

One of the things that Valve's Steam distribution platform is known for is its Custom Executable Generation system, which creates a unique copy of a program for each person that buys it. I'm sure ...
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Do I have to include the Copyright notice from the original author?

I'm using some codes that I modified, from Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence Programming to create another project, the project is released under GPL V2. The License agreement is written here, it ...
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What is the identification procedure that registers a mobile device on a subscriber account and installs purchased content?

We know there are several moving parts to a system like the apple store or google play. At the very least; The device has a unique hardware id or sim card The user has a login/pass The "store" site ...
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How to protect my php code running on a client server?

I'd like to ask how to protect my code that is running on a client server from being altered and/or copied. It's running on Ubuntu Server with the standard Apache Php Mysql stack. Any software needed ...
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Is “watermarking” code with random trailing whitespace a good way to detect plagiarism?

Consider this: int f(int x) { return 2 * x * x; } and this int squareAndDouble(int y) { return 2*y*y; } If you found these in independent bodies of code, you ...
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How to efficiently protect part of an application with a license

I am working on an application that has many functional parts. When a customer buys the application, he buys the standard functionality, but he can also buy some additional elements of the ...
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Is there any legal issue for copying javascript code to website [closed]

I am making one website and i want to use mortgage repayment calculator. I have seen many real estate sites using that. I want to know that i copy their javascript calculator code and style my form ...
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When they say its open source it means i can take their pictures?

when they say that a project is open source (i.e. LifeRay) does it mean that I can take anything I want from that project? I want to use some of the icons used in LifeRay portal for my own ...
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Should I worry about 'Javascript piracy'?

If I write a client-side Javascript app (with a little bit of server interaction), how can I prevent people from copying the Javascript files to their own site? Should I, at all?